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Eclipse visible in Makkah – January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Makkah, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the January 21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Makkah on Monday, January 21, 2019

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in MakkahDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:38 AM286°West-northwest16.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:37 AM290°West-northwest4.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MakkahJan 21 at 6:56 AM292°West-northwest0.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Makkah would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 21 at 6:59 AM292°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 7:43 AM296°West-northwest9.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 8:12 AM299°West-northwest15.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:42 AM303°West-northwest21.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:48 AM313°Northwest32.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 10:47 AM325°Northwest41.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Makkah.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Makkah (AST - Arabia Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Makkah

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in MakkahLooks like in MakkahPath of the eclipse
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 1, 2016SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 26, 2019SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10 / Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5 / Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 21, 2020SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 25, 2022SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28 / Oct 29, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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